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Sunday December 17 2017 

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Here you'll find documents (mostly pdfs) relating to the Club's history. Please also see the History photos in the Photos area of the website.


Original Penguin cloth badge    
Original Penguin blazer badge    
1907 Medal commemorating the opening of Lime Grove Public Baths, inscribed to Penguin member EW Francis - reverse and front    
1929 Flight magazine excerpt - RAF Swimming Championships item mentions Penguin and Hammersmith Ladies    
1935 Programme from opening of Uxbridge Lido with exhibition water polo game by Penguin    
1938 West Middlesex Gazette cutting - Young Swimming Star (N Massey) in Famous Penguin Club    
1938 Penguin Medal - 100yds Championships - N Massey 1st    
c1946-1956 Dinner Dance Menu    
1947 Annual Report and Balance Sheet    
1947 Middx ASA Championships Programme    
1948 Penguin vs USA water polo match - programme cover and programme inside    
1948 Club Card    
1948 Middx ASA Handbook (excerpts feat. Hammersmith Ladies and Penguin)    
1950 Programme - Individual Medley Champs Penguins vs London Uni    
1950 Programme - National Water Polo Champs vs Poly incl Junior Championships    
1951 Ealing Gazette cutting - Penguin Do Their Training Royal Navy Way    
1951 Hammersmith Ghent Souvenir Programme (excerpt)    
1951 Programme Peng vs RAF Swimming Association    
1950s Cutting - Freestyle Ends With Snap Slap (B Randall vs L Bloomfield)    
1951-1961 - Club tankards presented to Norman Massey    
1952 Helsinki Olympics Competitors List excerpt feat. Ron Turner    
1952 Helsinki Olympics Programme (excerpt) feat. Ron Turner    
1952 Swimming Times cover featuring Penguin SC    
1952 Dinner Dance Menu    
1953 West London Observer cutting - Penguins Save Scouts in Sea Drama    
1955 Club Card    
1956 Olympic Ball Programme feat. Ron Turner    
1956 Melbourne Olympics programme excerpt feat. Ron Turner    
1959 Shepherds Bush Gazette Post cutting - Penguins Successful Season    
1959 Programme of Grand Gala in Cheltenham feat. water polo and team races    
1959 Dinner Dance Menu - cover and inside    
1960 Cutting - Elland Bath Club Shock the Penguins    
1962 Cutting - Penguin Juniors win Chelsea Inter-Club Challenge Shield    
1965 Cutting - Penguin Champions, Hero Martin-Dye Goes Nap in Real Thriller    
1965 Pathe News film - Penguin John Martin-Dye in winning GB team vs Spain    
1968 Cutting - Express train delayed to get triumphant Penguin water polo team home    
1968 Cutting - Penguin water polo team wins ASA Junior Club Championships     
1968 Certificate -Winners of ASA Club Junior Water Polo Champs of England    
1974 Club Card    
1975 Club Card    
1975 - SGM minutes - proposal to merge Penguin and Hammersmith Ladies clubs    
1976 Open Letter to the Council about cuts in pool time    
1982 Six Nations Galarama programme    
1983 Galarama programme    
1984 Gazette - various press cuttings (1)    
1984 Gazette - various press cuttings (2)    
1985 Club Card    
1986 Programme for 1st Deep Water Championship Final    
1986 Gazette cutting - Penguin... revive those glory days (Deep Water Champions)    
1986 Council Meeting agenda item 10, recognising Penguin achievements    
1986 Mayoral invitation to presentation of illuminated scroll recognising Penguin achievements    
1987 Dinner Dance Menu    
1987 Cheltenham Centenary International Water Polo Tournament    
1987 Programme from Deep Water Championship Final    
1987 Letter of congratulations from the Mayor    
1987 The Leader (5 June) Poly Sinks Penguins    
1988 Deep Water Championship Finals - Ticket and Programme    
1989 The Gazette (10 Nov) No water for fed-up penguins    
1992 The Gazette (31 July) Water Polo Stars Pick Up Honours    
1993 Club Card    
1994 PenGen - Club Newsletter    
1994 Dinner Dance Menu    
1994 The Gazette (29 April) - Penguins aim for Europe    
1994 The Gazette (6 May) - Penguins in Europe    
1996 Dinner Dance menu signed by Club members    
1998 Dinner Dance menu    
1999 Dinner Dance ticket    
2000 Dinner Dance menu    
2001 Dinner Dance menu    
2002 Programme from British Water Polo Championship Finals    
2003 Dinner Dance menu    
2008 Hammersmith and Fulham News - Club of the Week (page 4)    
2010 Swimming Times article - Womens Second Team in National League    
2010 Swimming Times article - Womens First Team in British Championships - 1    
2010 Swimming Times article - Womens First Team in British Championships - 2    
2010 Penguin Dinner ticket and menu    
2011 90th Anniversary Penguin Dinner ticket and menu    
2013 Article in Italian Eursport Magazine - Penguin Masters Swimming    
 2014 Photo in Swimming Times (July) feat. Penguin Lis Holmes in the Welsh National team.    
2016 Hillingdon Gazette - Pengun U13s Celebrate their Maiden Victory    
2016 Hillingdon Gazette - Penguins Take Home Youth Games Trophy